Martin is Reader in Psychology at the University of South Wales. He is an associate fellow of the British Psychological Society and a Chartered Psychologist. He has carried out research in the areas of cognitive processes in web-based learning, individual differences in website navigation, online interaction and the formation and dissolution of romantic relationships online and offline. Martin has also served as a member of the British Psychological Society Undergraduate Education Committee. In 2013 has was invited as a visiting research professor to State University of New York, Cortland, USA. This year he has been invited to spend a sabbatical at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand and Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. He has written over 50 scientific articles, published widely in the field of Internet behaviour, and presented his work at numerous International Conferences. Martin also writes for Psychology Today on the subject of online relationships and regularly speaks at public events in the UK and Internationally.
The Psychology of Romantic Attraction
This talk looks at all we want to know about attraction. That is ‘what makes us attractive?’ It also considers why attraction is important to us as humans. The talk also covers issues such as attractiveness stereotypes and the social profit hypothesis.
Being Successful in Online Dating
In this talk, some of the issues regarding how we can be more successful in online dating will be considered. Issues such as whether we can find love on the Internet and how we can make this last are considered.
This talk looks at how nonverbal behaviour is used in human courtship. One of the things discussed here are the rituals people use in nonverbal displays, and how nonverbal displays are signals of attraction.
The Psychology of Love
The Psychology of Jealousy
Maintaining a Romantic Relationship Online
The Dark Side of Online Relationships - Dating Scams
Ed Barnett, Ignite Cardiff
Neil Morrin Organiser Ignite Liverpool
Dr. Emma Yhnell B.Sc. AFHEA Ph.D. Research Associate & Lecturer